Durham Botanic Garden
Hollingside Lane, Durham, DH1 3TN
Join members from Durham Astronomical Society for this special event timed to help celebrate “Earth Hour”, in collaboration with Durham University. The society will be in attendance at the Durham Botanic Gardens with their telescopes for observing if weather permits. Members of the public may wish to join Durham University at Cafe Scientific at Ustinov Collage before making their way to the gardens.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 25/03/2017
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.
Sat 25th Mar
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.